This document should describe the scope of work of medical assistants clearly

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signed) will help prevent the reoccurrence of this issue (MEDS, 2007). This document should describe the scope of work of medical assistants, clearly outlining their responsibilities, affirming that they cannot prescribe or refill medications, also stating that prescriptions can be call in only after receiving direct approval from a physician or a nurse practitioner. Finally this form should clearly states consequences for non-compliance. References Anderson, P. & Townsend, T. (2015). Preventing high-alert medication errors in hospital patients . American Nurse Today , Vol. 10(5), 2015. CDC. (2014). Making health care safer. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Retrieved from CCN. (2016). Leadership and role of the APN: organizational change and ethical-legal influences on advanced practice nurse (APN) and specialty nurse practitioner practice . Chamberlain College of Nursing, NR 510, online .
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MEDS, H. A. (2007). Simple strategies to avoid medication errors. Fam Pract Manag , 14 (2), 41- 47. Sohn, D. H. (2013). Negligence, genuine error, and litigation. International journal of general medicine , 6 , 49.
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